Chinese archaeologists believe they have found a pot of soup, which according to preliminary estimates equaled two thousand four hundred years.
Sealed vessel of bronze dug up near the ancient capital of Xian, told representatives of the archaeological Party of China state media.
"This is the first discovery of such a well-preserved food in the Chinese history of archaeological research," - said the head of the expedition professort Liu Dain.
"We date the discovery of the Warring States period, ie 475-221 BC," - he adds.
Xi'an was stolitsny ancient China for over 1,100 years. It is here that was discovered by famous archaeological find of the Middle Kingdom - terracotta army of Emperor Qin Shi Huang.